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5 fright-full destinations to explore… Happy Halloween!

5 fright-full destinations to explore… Happy Halloween!

Wendy Redal October 31, 2011 1

IT’S HALLOWEEN! What better reason to ponder a trip to some of the world’s eerier places for explorers?  From Dracula’s castle to the mausoleums of New Orleans’ evocative cemeteries, there are plenty of places

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A Fresh Spin on Packing Light

A Fresh Spin on Packing Light

Wendy Redal October 7, 2011 0

Think you've got packing light mastered? There may be some helpful hints you haven't thought of, especially if you're planning a serious adventure with a backpack. Read on

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World Tourism Day: Travel Makes a Difference!

World Tourism Day: Travel Makes a Difference!

Wendy Redal September 27, 2011 0

Today is World Tourism Day, a chance for countries and citizens around the globe to ponder and celebrate the crucial role of travel in our mutual wellbeing. With the precarious state of affairs around

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Places, Good and Bad

Places, Good and Bad

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2011 2

We humans seem to have a great need to anthropomorphize; that is, we tend to want to ascribe human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals and natural phenomena, such as the wind, rain or

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10 Travel Tips to Protect the Planet

10 Travel Tips to Protect the Planet

Wendy Redal April 25, 2011 4

Earth Day is past, but cultivating eco-awareness should be a part of our daily routine. When it’s time to leave home, consider the planet as you make your plans. These simple practices take little

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Adventure Travel Gadgets: What Can You Not Live Without?

Adventure Travel Gadgets: What Can You Not Live Without?

Wendy Redal April 5, 2011 0

What travel accessories are essential when you're in the back of beyond? Are you in the corps of Kindle-readers and aficionados of portable GPS devices? Or do you prefer your vacations unplugged? How

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Saving Places Never Seen

Saving Places Never Seen

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2011 2

I still vividly recall the dream, even though I couldn’t have been more than six or seven years old when I had it. I was flying, low—without a plane, mind you—over Alaska. I soared

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Can You Guess our “Alaska Alternative” for True Adventurers?

Can You Guess our “Alaska Alternative” for True Adventurers?

Wendy Redal February 8, 2011 0

While you can still find real wilderness in Alaska, it's getting harder all the time, as more than 1 million visitors descend on the 49th state from May to September each year. We've got

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